Preparing for Childbirth - This is an evidence based course designed for first-time parents and those seeking a comprehensive course design. This class will help guide you through pregnancy, nutrition & wellness, informed decision making, coping and comfort techniques for labor, breathing and relaxation, postpartum preparation, hospital processes as well as strategies that will prepare you for the arrival of your baby.
$100 per session .... private in-home session
Labor Skills Refresher - This 3 hour workshop is designed for "next time around" parents seeking a refresher of our more comprehensive course. Topics discussed will be the process of labor, comfort measures and techniques, breathing and relaxation and medical processes.
$65 per session .... private in home session
Beyond Birth Workshops
Breastfeeding 101 - In this workshop you will learn how your body makes milk, maintaining and improving your milk supply, positioning and latching, when to feed your baby and how to know your baby is getting enough. We will also discuss how partners and support people can be an active part of the breastfeeding relationship. Returning to work and learning how and when to pump will also be covered.
$50 per session ... private in home session
Bringing Home Baby - This workshop covers different methods and techniques for soothing, bathing, swaddling and preparing for basic newborn care and safety needs. We will discuss how to determine an "ER Visit" versus a "doctor visit", gain an understanding of basic, normal and newborn behavior and how to support your child's developmental stages.